6 Frequently Asked Questions From Gestational Surrogates

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Becoming a gestational surrogate can be a rewarding experience; however, as with any new experience, it can be a little scary. You may have questions before you undertake your surrogacy journey, which the experts at Surrogate Solutions are happy to answer for you, but we wanted to share a few of the most common questions… Read more »

Every Surrogate Deserves Extra Support! Kinesiology Pregnancy Tips

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Women who have experienced pregnancy know it comes with a lot of aches and pains. Pregnancy discomforts can be tough to manage because you are limited regarding what pain-relieving medications you can safely take. Many pregnant women try alternative methods to manage minor pregnancy aches such as yoga or stretching, meditation or light exercise. One… Read more »

The Benefits of a Doula During Surrogacy

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A doula can provide support to you as a gestational surrogate, preparing you for and guiding you through the birthing process. Even though you’ve been through it before, every pregnancy, labor and delivery is different. Your doula can act as your advocate, seeing that your birthing plan is followed, and the process proceeds as smoothly… Read more »

How to Get Matched as a Gestational Surrogate With Intended Parents

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If you’re considering becoming a gestational surrogate, you may wonder about the process for getting matched with intended parents. Once you have navigated the screening process to ensure you are physically and mentally prepared for the surrogacy journey, the next step is to find intended parents who are the perfect fit. The relationship between surrogates… Read more »

7 Activities to Help You Stay Fit and Healthy During a Surrogate Pregnancy

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Gestational surrogates must pay close attention to their health throughout their pregnancy. Staying fit and healthy creates a good environment for the baby to grow and thrive. Always talk to your doctor about appropriate exercise during pregnancy, however, because every pregnancy is unique. Here are some tips to help get you thinking about staying fit… Read more »

Are All Surrogacy Agencies Created Equal?

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Surrogacy agencies are supposed to assist infertile couples in having a baby through third-party reproduction. Unfortunately, not all surrogacy agencies are created equal. The fact is, the costs can run anywhere from $75,000 to $120,000, and there are people out there who want to take advantage of intended parents in a very vulnerable state. From… Read more »

Yes, You Do Need a Surrogacy Agency. Here’s Why.

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Surrogacy may seem simple. Someone wants to have a baby, but any number of factors prevent them from getting or staying pregnant. You’ve had a least one baby, you don’t mind (or even LOVE) being pregnant and your body seems to handle it well. Sounds like a match made in heaven, right? Not so fast!… Read more »

The Quick-Read Guide to Surrogacy Terms and Abbreviations

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When you first begin to investigate surrogacy, you may be overwhelmed by the number of terms and abbreviations you might have never heard before. Whether you’re considering creating your family through surrogacy or thinking about becoming a surrogate yourself, there’s a lot to learn. Here’s a quick guide to some of the most common terms:… Read more »

Writing a Birth Plan? What You Need to Know About C-Sections

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Just because you previously delivered vaginally, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t prepare for a c-section just in case this time. A variety of factors can make a cesarean necessary, including those you can anticipate like placenta previa or breech positioning. There are also any number of conditions or events that can require an emergency c-section such… Read more »

Five Things to Look for When Picking Intended Parents

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If you’re considering becoming a gestational surrogate, one of the most crucial factors is selecting the intended parents you will be carrying a child for. This is an intimate and complex relationship, so making the right connection is vital. Of course, your surrogacy agency will be able to guide you along the way, but here… Read more »